Published Online: 1 March 1987
Page Count: 11
Associate chief medical examiner, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Chapel Hill, NC
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC
Division of Toxicilogy, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC
(Received 6 March 1986; accepted 1 May 1986)
The procedure for processing and identifying the victims of the Jonestown, Guyana tragedy is outlined. Autopsies were performed on seven of the victims, and the autopsy anatomic and toxicologic findings are presented. Problems encountered in the interpretation of the autopsy findings are noted.
Paper ID: JFS11145J